Teenager arrested after 16-year-old boy injured in suspected Hartlepool attack

A 16-year-old boy was arrested after a teenager was hurt in a suspected assault.

Friday, 24th September 2021, 10:36 am
Updated Friday, 24th September 2021, 11:25 am
Cleveland Police are investigating an assault on a Hartlepool teenager.

Officers were called to the grassed area opposite the former Saxon Pub, in Easington Road, Hartlepool, at around 7.30pm on Thursday, September 24.

Police said a 16-year-old boy suffered facial injuries and that another 16-year-old was arrested on suspicion of assault.

A Cleveland Police spokesperson added: “Police were called by ambulance to a grassed area opposite the former Saxon Pub at around 7.30pm where they were tending to a 16 year-old-boy.

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"He was taken to James Cook University Hospital with facial injuries and another 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of assault. He remains in custody and inquiries are on-going.”

A North East Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called yesterday at 19.27 to reports of a teenage boy injured at a skate park on Easington Road.

"We sent a rapid response paramedic and an ambulance crew and took the patient to James Cook hospital with a head injury."

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